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Eccentrics: A Study of Sanity and Strangeness (Kodansha Globe)

By: Weeks, David; James, Jamie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Kodansha USA: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 51100295

ISBN: 1568361564

Condition: Very Good


1568361564 277 pages including index. After ten years of research, a practicing psychotherapist has proof that eccentrics are usually healthier than the rest of us - as well as more creative, more idealistic, more opinionated, and much more fun to read about. "This book is as charming as its quirky subjects." - The Economist. Some writing atop acknowledements page else unmarked. Very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Jericho Beach and the West Coast flying boat stations

By: Weicht, Christopher

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, MCW Enterprises: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 121A6133

ISBN: 0968115802

Condition: Fine


0968115802 288 pages. Dozens of archival black and white illustrations. "Concentrating on the history of the Air Station at Jericho Beach, the author explores the unique circumstances that drove flying boat operations on the west coast. He chronicles the activities conducted by the fledgling Canadian Air Force, and , after 1 April 1924, the permanent Royal Canadian Air Force. The picture he weaves is one where a handful of men, in a few outdated and underpowered machines, establish a legacy of perseverance, ingenuity and dedication undertaking missions which would not be out of place i... View more info

Algorithms, Data Structures, and Problem Solving With C++

By: Weiss, Mark Allen

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Addison-Wesley: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 55502792

ISBN: 0805316663

Condition: Very Good


0805316663 820 pages. Introduces both data structures and algorithm design from the viewpoint of abstract thinking and problem solving. Some markings inside back board else clean and unmarked with light to moderate wear. Very good copy. View more info

Learning to Lead: In Celebration of Seven Decades of Business Education at Western, 1923-93

By: Western Business School, the University of Western Ontario

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, ON, Canada, University of Western Ontario: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801297

ISBN: 1550563319

Condition: Fine


1550563319 120 pages. A tribute to those, past and present, who have encouraged the quest for leadership in business. A collection of memories by some of those who have helped lay the foundation of Western Business School. Clean and bright with very light wear. Small erasure atop front endpaper else unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Old woman at play

By: Wiseman, Adele

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501015

ISBN: 077201230X

Condition: Very Good


077201230X 148 pages. Chaika Wiseman is 82 now - a Ukrainian Jew who came to Canada in the 1920s. In childhood and now again for several decades she has been making dolls - an outpouring of "naive" art that is astonishing in its variety and profusion, and also astonishing for what it tells us about Chaika Wiseman's own history and vision of life. Relates Chaika's tough, idiosyncratic family; a childhood in Russia - the river, the village people, the pograms - and the struggle to make ends meet during the Depression in Winnipeg. Then, leads readers into the mystery - why the dolls a... View more info

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The Hidden Family Upstairs

By: Wolters, Syrt

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Springboard Pub.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151A5099

ISBN: 1895206014

Condition: Very Good


1895206014 136 pages. Author was born in Holland and during WWII was involved in the underground resistance. His family sheltered a Jewish family in their home for 2 and a half years. This work describes vividly how the war years affected the family and their hidden guests. Ends with liberation in 1945 by the Canadians. Gift greetings atop title page else clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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The ABCs of Learning Disabilities

By: Wong, Bernice

Price: $39.95

Publisher: St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A., Academic Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 214A0564

ISBN: 0127625453

Condition: Very Good


0127625453 266 pages. High-lighting to first half of book else clean and unmarked with very light wear. Quality copy. View more info

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My Memories

By: Wood, Cornelia R.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Uvisco Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124A5545

ISBN: 0919873022

Condition: Fine


0919873022 664 pages. Black and white illustrations. "This volume of memories is the interesting and important record of a remarkable career. It is a career which has its roots in the United States, and leading the author into high places of state and local affairs. She is one of the few Canadian women to hold such a distinction." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper else book clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival -grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy. View more info

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A Japanese Touch for Your Home

By: Yagi, Koji; photographs by Hata, Ryo

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 856A4956

ISBN: 477001015X

Condition: Fine


477001015X 84 pages. Index. Bibliography. Colour photography and black and white diagrams abound. "Give your home a fresh, captivating look with ideas from this superb interior design tradition." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Lovely copy of this attractive work. View more info

Savoring the Times - Stories on MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) Indonesia's 50th Anniversary 1998

By: Yoder, Shirlee Kohler

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Unstated, Unstated: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45100332

Condition: Very Good


115 pages. ... The stuff of MCC volunteer life in the Indonesian archipelago. From a place too dangerous to accommodate foreigners in 1948, in intervening years to 1998, Indonesia eventually hosted a total of 164 Mennonite Central Committee volunteers. For the 50-year anniversary celebration of MCC in Indonesia, some alumni wrote stories about: mixing sulfa with vaseline for patients in the 1950's; balancing on slippery logs in Kalimantan; weathering a coup d'etat; visiting Birdshead Anabaptists in Irian Jaya; and much more. Very light wear. Some soiling to title page else unmarked and in... View more info

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Great Lakes' Saga: The Influence of One Family on the Development of Canadian Shipping on the Great Lakes 1816-1931 (Signed)

By: Young, Anna G.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 839A7097

Condition: Fine


157 pages. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. 43" x 21" fold out chart of the Great Lakes mounted inside back board. "The central role played by the Gildersleeve family in the saga of Great Lakes shipping is Miss Young's theme in this volume." - from Foreward. Light yellowing beginning at edges. Very light wear to book. Gift greetings upon front map endpaper else unmarked. Average wear to and chipping from dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy overall. View more info

Nuclear Family : One Woman's Confrontation with Atomic Power

By: Young, Joanne

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Canada, Sykes Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72308902

ISBN: 0969528604

Condition: Very Good


0969528604 113 pages. The personal story of one of Canada's leading anti-nuclear and peace activists. Her quest for truth about the nuclear industry - and its complicity in her husband's death and the lengthy cover-up that followed - eventually led her to a determined campaign of civil disobedience to alert the public to "an extremely dangerous, expensive and carelessly operated technology." Gift inscription upon half-title page, else unmarked. Very light wear. Illustrated glossy covers. View more info